Oscar Medina finished 43rd to lead the men's side, while Krista Menghini placed 124th for the women
SIU will look to have runners qualify for the NCAA Championship
Shemonia and Medina earned All-MVC honors for their performances
Oscar Medina finished 11th overall in the men's race
Southern wraps up the regular season on Friday
Competed in four meets in 2014... Finished15that the Saluki Invitational (9/20)... Earned a24thplace finish at the MVC Championships (11/1).
Did not compete.
Ran unattached in four meets...Did not finish worse than seventh in his first three meets...Won SIU Early Bird in first race at Southern...Finished 50th at Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational.
Track team captain all four years...All-Conference all four years in five different events...Conference champion in at least two events each year in high school in four different events...Won four individual conference titles his senior year in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m, and 4x800m races...Holds four different school records...Named an All-American his sophomore year in the 200m steeplechase...All-Conference three years in cross country and conference champion his junior and senior seasons.
Born March 31, 1994 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Joseph Shemonia and Toni Hammes...Stepfather, Kevin Hammes, is a physical therapy assistant...His mother is a registered nurse...Has three siblings... Majoring in mechanical engineering.